All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Sheryl Sandberg’

Sheryl Sandberg Posts Touching Tribute to Late Husband

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has spoken publicly for the first time since the sudden death of her husband, SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg. Sandberg’s first comments came in the form of a Facebook post. “Dave was my rock. When I got upset, he stayed calm. When I was worried, he said it would be ok. When I wasn’t sure what to …

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Dave Goldberg Died After Exercising on Vacation: Report

Both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are reporting that Dave Goldberg, SurveyMonkey CEO and husband to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, died after exercising while on vacation in Mexico. He was 47. From the Times: Mr. Goldberg, 47, who was on vacation with family and friends, collapsed [in a gym] while exercising, said the person, who spoke …

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Facebook Talks ‘Anthology’ And Other Video Efforts

Facebook just announced the launch of Anthology, a new marketing program that gives brands access to a group of well-known video publishers to improve the quality of video ads. This group of publishers includes Vice Media, Vox Media, The Onion, Funny or Die, Electus Digital, Oh My Disney, and Tastemade. “As video consumption continues to grow on Facebook, it is …

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Facebook Just Said A Lot Of Things About Its Video Growth

Facebook has been touting its major growth in video this month, and that continued on Wednesday afternoon as the company reported its earnings for the fourth quarter and full year 2014. On the company’s earnings call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that Facebook is, on average, seeing more than 3 billion video views per day. Zuck also shared this nice little …

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Sheryl Sandberg Sees India as Facebook’s Next Market

Things for Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Facebook, have not been going well as of late. Recently, it was revealed that Facebook had run an emotion experiment affecting some 700,000 users – all done without the consent of the users themselves. While Sandberg somewhat apologized for and excused the actions of the Facebook researchers (essentially boiling it down …

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Facebook’s Experiment Was ‘Poorly Communicated’ Says Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has apologized to Facebook users for the unannounced and just recently unearthed psychological experiment it conducted on a small number of users back in 2012. She says that the news feed experiment was “poorly communicated”. The experiment, which was revealed in a study called “Experimental Evidence Of Massive-Scale Emotional Contagion Through Social Networks”, has been denounced …

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Female Billionaires Of 2014 Ranked By Forbes

Female billionaires are nothing new, but they are often overshadowed by their male equivalents. To highlight the careers of these women, Forbes has put together a Power Women list. In the latest list, 13 of the women boast fortunes that meet or exceed $1 billion. According to Forbes, 10 of the 13 female billionaires on its list are self-made. In …

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Sheryl Sandberg Denies Senate Run Rumors

Facebook COO and Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg has refuted claims that she is planning to run for the U.S. Senate in 2016. Back in March, the U.K.’s Daily Mail published an “exclusive” report claiming that Sandberg was planning on running for Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer’s (CA) seat in two years. They quoted a source in Sandberg’s “inner circle” who …

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Sheryl Sandberg Wants to Ban the Word “Bossy”

Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Facebook, recently became one of the world’s youngest female billionaires. The Harvard alum and former Google executive joined Facebook in March of 2008 and hasn’t looked back since. After joining Facebook, Sandberg wrote a novel entitled Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, which quickly jumped to the #2 spot …

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Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ to Become a Movie

Lean In…the movie? It appears that it’s coming soon to a theater near you. Deadline is reporting that Sony Pictures has acquired the rights to Lean In: Women, Work, And The Will to Lead – the 2013 book penned by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. On to write the script is Neil Scovell, who actually helped Sandberg on the book. From …

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Sheryl Sandberg Becomes One of The World’s Youngest Female Billionaires

On Tuesday, Jan. 21, it was announced that the Facebook, Inc. stock closed at an unprecedented record high. As a result of the monumental feat, the company’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg became a billionaire. According to Bloomberg, Sandberg owns approximately 12.3 million shares of the online social networking service, which closed at $58.51 on the Nasdaq exchange late Tuesday. Her stake …

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Facebook Downplays Problems With Teens

When Facebook released its quarterly earnings report a few weeks ago, CFO David Ebersman brought up a decrease in young teen engagement during the conference call. “I want to say a few words about youth engagement on Facebook,” he said. “As we’ve said previously, this is a hard issue for us to measure because self-reported age data is unreliable for …

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